Data Centre Systems Administrator

Ekurhuleni, Gauteng 25 September


  • Description

    This role is responsible for supporting the Data Centre Systems Manager to ensure that systems are managed and operated in a manner to achieve client SLA’s through the provision of business intelligence from Data Centre systems reporting on SLA parameters (power, environmental, non-standard MSA parameters). The role ensures that all data centre systems (Netbotz, DCE, SBO and PME) are operational and providing valid, accurate data.

    Main function of the Job

    Data Centre Management
    Conduct and manage working methods to ensure all SLA and MSA’s are achieved
    Management of data centre infrastructure to provide a concurrently maintainable, cost effective system supporting 99.999% electrical uptime and 99.99% mechanical uptime
    Maintain compliance in accordance to all relative policies and procedures
    Meet agreed inter-departmental OLA (Operational Level Agreement)
    Implement company and departmental policies, processes and work instructions as per the agreed quality and timeline/ RFS
    Critical System Management
    Ensure applicable planned and corrective maintenance is managed in accordance to ensure customer MSA’s and SLA’s are achieved
    Ensure all agreed alarm parameters are 100% accurate and enabled at all times
    Ensure all active alarms are real and accurate
    Ensure monitoring platforms are online and accessible by DC team
    Task finalisation and report accurately, as per agreed format, quality and within the agreed timelines
    Provide national monitoring support to operational data centres
    Data Centre Ethics
    Ensure compliance is maintained incorporating industry best practices
    Ensure data centre facilities standards are enforced and maintained
    Ensure data centre cleaning standards are enforced and maintained
    Skill Requirements

    Excellent technical abilities
    Effective communication skills, active listener – ability to understand requirements
    Proactive problem solver, perform rapid and accurate assessments
    Ability to work independently, as well as being a positive team player
    Conducts self professionally, exhibits elevated levels of tolerance and patience
    Responsible for continued learning and self-development
    Quick response to potentially critical situations
    Trouble shoot systems and components to identify root causes of failures
    Implement corrective actions promptly to mitigate the negative effects of system changes
    Advance Microsoft Office skills
    Qualifications and Experience

    Minimum 3 years relevant data centre experience preferable
    Extensive knowledge of network topology and protocols preferable
    SBO design and operate certified by Schneider Electric preferable
    PME design and operate certified by Schneider Electric preferable
    DCE design and operate certified by Schneider Electric preferable

    To Apply
    Whatsapp the keyword "JOB" to **********

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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  • Data Centre Systems Administrator

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  • Province

    Ekurhuleni, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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